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Wake Forest University
Lynn Book brings a 20+ year teaching history to her position as Visiting Associate Professor at Wake Forest University.  Since 2005 she has been developing new courses, projects and programming for the Department of Theatre and Dance and as Director of the Program for Creativity and Innovation in the Office of Entrepreneurship and Liberal Arts.

www.wfu.edu/creativity

Courses include

Border Crossings: Creativity in the Mix and the Margins – a First Year Seminar that introduces students to contemporary interdisciplinary arts production.

Foundations in Creativity and Innovation – an introduction to creative principles and practice to a broad cross disciplinary mix of students for the Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise minor.

Wild Ideas: Performance and Utopian Desire – a special topics course for Theatre and Dance and cross listed with Art and Music.

Arts Entrepreneurship Seminar – an interdisciplinary, team-taught course on arts entrepreneurial processes, practices and issues in arts and culture.

Performance Art and Theory – an Honors course cross listed with Theatre and Dance and Art and co-taught with Herman Rapaport (English) that challenges traditional theory/practice seminar models by engaging students in active learning approaches.

For more courses, info and sample syllabi see:
www.wfu.edu/creativity/curricular/

Events include

Creativity: Worlds in the Making, a national symposium for March 2009, designed to position creative engagement as a core literacy in today’s global environment and to model fresh, critical perspectives for creative research, collaboration and outcomes, between and among diverse disciplines and communities.

For full description of symposium, registration and schedule info see:
www.wfu.edu/creativity/symposium/

Cook It UP! is an annual creativity forum for the university and regional community that fosters cross-disciplinary discussion on creativity and innovation and its impact on society. To date over 7 evening events have taken place with over 15 faculty guests from across the arts, sciences and humanities with over 350 participants in student designed environments.

For more info on these and other projects and initiatives see:
www.wfu.edu/creativity/projects/creativity_forum

 

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